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Marine resources. Applied oceanography

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  • Marine Conservationby G. Carleton Ray; Jerry McCormick-Ray; Robert L. Smith

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    Providing a guide for marine conservation practice, Marine Conservation takes a whole-systems approach, covering major advances in marine ecosystem understanding. Its premise is that conservation must be informed by the natural histories of organisms together with the hierarchy of scale-related linkages and ecosystem processes. The authors introduce... more...

  • Sea Managementby Adalberto Vallega

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 463.00

    This book has been conceived with the aim of contributing to the International Conference on Ocean Management in Global Change [Genoa, June 22-26, 1992] and to the ocean sciences' debate on the conceptual framework and targets of sea management. more...

  • Ocean Management in Global Changeby P. Fabbri

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 794.00

    The main aims of the conference were to examine present and expected trends in coastal and ocean resource use, to evaluate the state of the art and the expected evolution in theory and practice of management and to discuss scientific and technological developments and their impacts on management. more...

  • Progress in Marine Conservation in Europeby Henning von Nordheim; Dieter Boedecker; Jochen C. Krause

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 149.00

    Offers insight in the identification and selection procedure of marine protected areas in the German exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of the North - and Baltic Seas. This book provides information is given on two NATURA 2000 habitats (sandbanks and reefs), and benthic species, fish, birds and marine mammals, as well as on legal aspects. more...

  • Practical Guidelines for the Analysis of Seawaterby Oliver Wurl

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 159.95

    As we discover more about the role of the ocean in global changes and identify the effects of global change on the ocean, understanding its chemical composition and processes becomes increasingly paramount. However, understanding these processes requires a wide range of measurements in the vast ocean, from the sea surface to deep-ocean trenches, from... more...

  • Rowboat in a Hurricaneby Julie Angus

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 14.95

    In 2005?06, Julie Angus, with her fiancé Colin, rowed 10,000 kilometers across the Atlantic Ocean, becoming the first woman in the world to travel from mainland to mainland in a rowboat. The 145-day journey gave Angus, a trained scientist, a unique perspective on the ocean. The slow-moving boat became an ecosystem unto itself, attracting barnacles,... more...

  • Marine Policy & Economicsby John H. Steele; Steve A. Thorpe; Karl K. Turekian; Porter Hoagland

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 99.95

    Marine Policy and Economics is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. The selected articles?all written by experts in their field?fall into several categories, including: marine aquaculture,... more...

  • Marine Conservation Ecologyby John Roff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This major textbook provides a broad coverage of the ecological foundations of marine conservation, including the rationale, importance and practicalities of various approaches to marine conservation and management. The scope of the book encompasses an understanding of the elements of marine biodiversity - from global to local levels - threats to marine... more...

  • Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservationby Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ?ecosystem services?, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are fast-diminishing under the weight of pollution, land clearance, coastal... more...